This is Health Revolution Radio with Dr. Peter Abaci. Today's topic: Recovering from Knee Injuries Guest Speakers: Dr. John Kao and Lianna Roberts Image courtesy of stockdevil at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
By Dr. Peter Abaci What do you do when your doctor diagnoses you with a herniated disc in your lower back? Well, first off don’t panic! How you approach this new piece of information has a lot to do with your particular clinical situation. For starters, think closely about where you feel your pain. Is it mostly in your lower back, or do you feel the most intense symptoms going down one leg?
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Canada and the U.S. have seen alarming increases in opioid prescribing and in opioid-related overdose deaths. Prince's tragic opioid-related death further highlights this international public health problem. Indeed, the spectre -- and reality -- of opioid limits have sent shockwaves through segments of the chronic pain community. The vast majority of individuals prescribed opioids take them responsibly, yet are now subject to laws created to...
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb in his skin and walk in it.” That was the immortal advice given by Atticus Finch to Scout in the classic American novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by the late Harper Lee. Scout’s journey would eventually become impactful, leading her to break down many stereotypes and preconceptions along the way, but only after she learned to see things from the...
The National Pain Report published an interview to address the question - what happens after opioids are limited or stopped? Patients with chronic pain are being unfairly punished for the actions of addicts. And, importantly: how do we treat pain differently? Beth Darnall, PhD addresses all of these questions and more.
Yoga For Back Pain - This 20 Minute Beginners Back Stretch, Sciatica Pain Relief, & Flexibility Flow can naturally relieve Back Pain, Back Tension, Sciatica Pain, & Neck, and Shoulder Pain and Tension. These stretches are safe to do at home, and Yoga is a great way to become more flexible! Certified Yoga Instructor Savannah Victoria from Austin TX, leads this Yoga flow. This is a Beginners level instructional Yoga video.
The recent airing of the CNN town hall discussion “Prescription Addiction: Made in the USA,” hosted by Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta seems to have captured the attention of chronic pain patients all across America based on what I have seen on social media over the last few days. I applaud all the experts who participated, not only for their commitment to addressing the deadly problem of painkiller addiction, but also for trying to...
If you take prescription opioids, you may have experienced withdrawal symptoms at some point—perhaps when you forgot to take a scheduled dose of medication. Opioid withdrawal is highly unpleasant, and for some people it feels intolerable.